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[texts]Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse. - M. Bacquoy-Guédon ...
In part one of this treatise, Bacquoy-Gu├ędon (fl. 1780) presents, a short history of dance as well as arguments in favor of dancing. The focus of this section is devoted to performance of contredanses and minuets. Part two contains eight-bar triple-meter airs for minuets and eight-bar duple-meter airs for contredanses, all composed for a single treble instrument. Additional music is included for a variant of the contredanse called the contredanse allemande (in triple-meter); a marche, and two r...
Keywords: Authors: M: M. Bacquoy-Gué; don ; Titles: M
Downloads: 288
[texts]Manners and social usages, - Mrs. John Sherwood ...
Etiquette manuals are an important sources of information on ballrooms and social dance during the nineteenth-century. Sherwood's book is an exceptional source for etiquette as it was practiced in the late 1880s. Additionally, of the book's fifty-nine chapters, two are devoted to dancing and balls.
Keywords: Authors: M: Mrs. John Sherwood ; Titles: M
Downloads: 569
[texts]Manuel du cotillon.
This late nineteenth-century manual is devoted to description of the popular parlor game, the German (also known as the cotillon). Every page of the manual has an advertisement for Au Paradis des Enfants in Paris, a shop that sold party accessories for the cotillon, including tambourines for the leader, ball cards, hair ornaments, decorations, roulette wheels, and paper lanterns.
Keywords: Authors: :; Titles: M
Downloads: 637
[texts]Masquerades, tableaux and drills ...
This manual provides step-by-step instructions, augmented by numerous illustrations, for giving masquerades, conducting tableaux, and creating "fancy drills." Costumes, hair styles, and accessories are included for Calico and Martha Washington balls, Joan of Arc, a football player, Beau Brummel, and a shepherdess. Additionally, the manual provides suggestions for tableaux scenes and living pictures ("pose plastique").
Keywords: Authors: :; Titles: M
Downloads: 561
[texts]May Christians dance? - Jas. H. Brookes.
This is a typical example of the antidance literature that was published during the nineteenth century. Although Brookes provides a weak defense of dancing, his final conclusion is that the large assemblies, indelicate dressing, "unwarrantable freedom of intercourse between the sexes," as well as uncontrolled excitement, leads to a thorough worldliness and, ultimately, to the forgetfulness of God. The manual was reissued in the 1890s under the title The modern dance.
Keywords: Authors: J: Jas. H. Brookes; Titles: M
Downloads: 356
[texts]Metodicheskoe rukovodstvo k obucheniiu tantsam v sredne-uchebnykh zavedeniiakh : s prilozheniem rukovodstva dlia dirizherov s 157-iu figurami dlia kadrilia, mazurki, val'sa, pol'ki i kotil'ona : posobie dlia uchitelei tantsev v kadetskikh korpusakh / sost
This is an important Russian manual describing social dance practices including descriptions of the basic movements and positions used in ballroom dance and various dance types including the polka, waltz, and mazurka. The book incorporates a discussion of the dance instruction in athletic programs and for young men in military academies. Numerous photographs enhance the manual.
Keywords: Authors: :; Titles: M
Downloads: 130
[texts]Modern dances, - Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Sartori.
Like other publications of its kind, the book defends the dances of the Greeks and Romans as well as dances mentioned in the Bible on the grounds that they were performed by segregated sexes. With customary western bias, Sartori notes that when Christianity "supplanted Paganism, it found many objectionable practices and customs which it had to eradicate. One was dancing." The author objects both to waltzing, which he claims to be a violation of the Sixth Commandment, and the quadrille, which is ...
Keywords: Authors: R: Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Sartori; Titles: M
Downloads: 406
[texts]Modern dancing / by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle ; introduction - Elisabeth Marbury.
New York : World Syndicate Co., c1914.
Keywords: Authors: E: Elisabeth Marbury; Titles: M
Downloads: 740
[texts]Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts. - W. W. Gardner, D.D. ...
This antidance tract was originally a sermon presented by the author in Maysville, Kentucky in 1849 and repeated in 1866. It was published as a circular in 1874 and revised in 1887. The arguments are typical of this genre of literature. The author concludes that, based on his interpretation of the Scriptures, dance is dangerous to health, piety, and usefulness.
Keywords: Authors: W: W. W. Gardner, D.D. ; Titles: M
Downloads: 580
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